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Tag Archives: University Selection

Applying to a university abroad, especially to the United States can be a daunting task. Every year, over 800, 000 graduate applications are received on an average for seats in the American universities, mostly covering STEM disciplines, pure sciences, and the humanities. Given that the United States is a global education destination for international graduates, globally; there is intense competition among the best of students as well as students with unique distinctions and contributions in their profile. Malala Yousafzai gained an admit to the prestigious Oxford university, as much for her excellence in her ‘O’ levels, as for being the ‘torchbearer of gender parity’ for Afghan women and other people, across the globe. Academic profile It is a well-known fact that students, who have consistently excelled in their academic curriculum also stand a better chance to gain admits to the choicest universities abroad and in the United States. However, itREAD MORE
The advent of the Information Age at the start of the millennium has seen the West become a hub for technology, with a focus on developing acute capabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This jumpstart has given the West an edge that other countries are yet to catch up with, naturally leading to advanced education systems and pedagogy in various universities. Another reason is the quality of research and peer review that lends credibility to the development work carried out in universities, through funding from strategic think-tanks as well as government. Also, a student with a degree from an accredited foreign university fares better, in terms of remuneration, corporate placement, work skills and has been historically known to have better employability values; as the university education in the West, focuses on the practical application of theories. At the end of the day, a degree must be monetised withREAD MORE
Acceptance Rate of University
How to get into a good university with average acads?
How to get into a good university with average acads? A question that many students often worry about is how to get into a good university with an average academic record?  One cannot deny the importance of good grades, strong GPA and a stellar academic record as the essential criterion to get into a good institution, but even if your grades are average, you still stand a good chance to get into a reputed college. What you need to do is to make the rest of your college application sparkle and demonstrate a compelling evidence of your skills, talents, abilities and achievements to make sure that the admission committee notices you. How to get into a good university with average acads? The following tips will help you in securing admission to a good university despite an average academic record: Work hard for your standardized test: How to get into a good universityREAD MORE
Boston University Feedback
Boston University Feedback Collegepond stays in constant touch with their ex-students in order to aid the current students to get the real-time information. We get them connected to clear doubts about the course, internships, housing, travelling, jobs, etc. Below is one of the Boston University feedback from our ex-student in response to the doubts asked by Fall 2016 aspirants of Collegepond. Boston University Feedback "First thing first, you got an admit from “Boston University” and not “Boston College”. This is just a friendly advice though a very important one. This is because Boston College is one of many famous universities of Boston, and there is kind of a derby rivalry between BC and BU. Thus, you cannot mix the names, and especially not when you  arrive in Boston. So start getting used to it, from now itself.!! :P Anyways, answering your questions,  Boston University Feedback 1. BU is one of theREAD MORE
Lehigh University

Lehigh University is an American private research university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer and has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. Its undergraduate programs have been coeducational since the 1971–72 academic year. As of 2014, the university had 4,904 undergraduate students and 2,165 graduate students. Lehigh is considered one of the twenty-four Hidden Ivies in the Northeastern United States. (more…)

Brown University TOP 50

Brown University TOP 50

Brown University is a private, Ivy League, Research University in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1764 as “The College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,” Brown is the seventh-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine Colonial Colleges established before the American Revolution.  (more…)

New York University

New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private, non-sectarian American research university based in New York City. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private non-profit institutions of American higher education. NYU is organized into more than twenty schools, colleges, and institutes, located in six centres throughout Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn. NYU’s main campus is located at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan with institutes and centres on the Upper East Side, academic buildings and dorms down on Wall Street, and the Brooklyn campus located at MetroTech Centre in Downtown Brooklyn. The University also established NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai and maintains 11 other Global Academic Centres in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Washington, D.C.  (more…)

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the Connecticut Western Reserve). TIME magazine described the merger as the creation of “Cleveland’s Big-Leaguer” university.  (more…)

University of Pittsburgh TOP 50
The Swanson School of Engineering is the engineering school of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1846, The Swanson School of Engineering is the second or third oldest in the United States. The Swanson School of Engineering offers undergraduate, graduate degrees, and doctorates in 6 academic departments: Bioengineering Chemical and Petroleum engineering Civil and Environmental engineering Electrical and Computer engineering Industrial engineering Mechanical engineering and Materials science Academic programs offered by the school included Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering. Research centers housed in the school include: The Centre for Energy The Centre for Simulation and Modelling The Mascaro Centre for Sustainable Innovation The Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering The Lubrizol Innovation Laboratory (a partnership of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department and The Lubrizol Corporation)READ MORE